InnerSelf Newsletter: October 25th, 2015

InnerSelf Newsletter

InnerSelf Newsletter: October 25th, 2015

October 25th, 2015

Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your Inner Self.

This week we focus on attaining our dreams, clarifying what those dreams are, and allowing ourselves to experience the fullness of our vision. Things happen in our life that oftentimes seem insurmountable. Yet, that is usually not really true, it just appears to be so. You may simply need to be patient and pay attention because Guidance Will Come To You Exactly As You Need It. And it could be that you're looking for the answers in all the wrong places and need to focus on The Power of Meditation and Meditative Prayer

The problem could even be that your goal or dream is not really yours. Have you ever asked yourself: Are Your Core Values Yours, or Do They Belong to Someone Else? Maybe you're reaching for a dream that you adopted from someone else, one that you think you "should" strive for. When times are tough, it may be that you need to Check Back In and Find the Lesson in Life’s Challenges. Things happen for a reason, and taking the time to reflect on the problems you've been experiencing can reveal great clues to what your next steps need to be. 

We can be our greatest ally but sometimes we are our greatest enemy. Perhaps there are behaviors that you habitually indulge in that are blocking you from attaining your dreams. You may gain insights from the articles entitled: What Are The Three Habits That Cause Failure?  and also, Breaking the Vow of Perfection and of Always Striving but Never Arriving.

Scroll down below for the links to our numerous additional articles this week which focus on a range of articles dealing with parenting, weight loss, climate change, the healthy habit of walking, mental health, cleaning up mercury pollution, and we even take a look at the new charismatic Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau.        

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Wishing you enjoyable insightful reading, and of course a wonder-full, joy-full, and loving week.

Marie T. Russell
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Guidance Will Come To You Exactly As You Need It

Written by Paddy Fievet, PhD.

Guidance Will Come To You Exactly As You Need ItOver the last decade of mystically receiving guidance from God not only through writing but also through nature and meditative prayer sessions, I have learned several key things that may help you facilitate this mystical connection in your own, unique ways. Briefly, I list them here...

Read article here: Guidance Will Come To You Exactly As You Need It

The Power of Meditation and Meditative Prayer

Written by Barbara Y. Martin and Dimitri Moraitis.

The Power of Meditation and PrayerMeditation is receiving from God. Prayer is petitioning God — it is a giving out. Meditative prayers are a type of supplication to the divine. In this type of meditation, you are making a specific request to the Higher and then receiving the blessing that the divine wishes to give you.

Read article here: The Power of Meditation and Meditative Prayer

Are Your Core Values Yours, or Do They Belong to Someone Else?

Written by Therèse Tappouni.

Are Your Core Values Yours, or Do They Belong to Someone Else?Core values are the things in our lives that we live from that are nonnegotiable. They are at the heart of who we are, and they need to resonate with our heart’s energy. If they don’t, they are not our values but belong to someone else.

Read article here: Are Your Core Values Yours, or Do They Belong to Someone Else?

Check Back In and Find the Lesson in Life’s Challenges

Written by Lisa Garr.

Check Back In and Find the Lesson in Life’s ChallengesThe best advice I’ve ever heard is what I will tell you right now: When something in your life goes wrong, look for the lesson that you can learn from this event. Somewhere there is energy that is trying to teach you something.

Read article here: Check Back In and Find the Lesson in Life’s Challenges

What Are The Three Habits That Cause Failure?

Written by Greg S. Reid.

What Are The Three Habits That Cause Failure?In 1938, one year after releasing Think and Grow Rich, Napoleon Hill was interviewed on a syndicated radio program. He examined the topic of failure from a unique perspective. He explained how three habits can either ruin a person’s dreams or be redirected and transformed into stepping-stones for success.

Read article here: What Are The Three Habits That Cause Failure?

Breaking the Vow of Perfection and of Always Striving but Never Arriving

Written by Margaret M. Lynch with Daylle Deanna Schwartz.

Breaking The Vow of Perfection and Always Striving But Never ArrivingMany people still operate with an inner belief that if they try harder to be better — the best, perfect — then everything will be so much better in all areas of their lives. So they take a vow: “I have to be perfect and will be critical of myself until I am.”

Read article here: Breaking the Vow of Perfection and of Always Striving but Never Arriving

Astrological Journal for the Week

Pam YounghansWritten by Pam Younghans

This weekly column (updated every Sunday afternoon) is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you in making the best use of current energies... Read more

It is also highly beneficial to reread the past week's astrological journal as it gives a hindsight view of the events that took place and may provide many "ah-ha" insights.


* A New Material From Orange Peel That Can Clean Up Mercury Pollution

* Limiting Screen Time For Children Is Still Valid Parenting

* Thousands Of "Drug War Prisoners" Going Home Early Thanks To Activism

* Something Not Rotten in Denmark

* Are We Too Connected For Good Problem Solving?

* Take a Walk: 11 Ways to Build the Healthy Habit

* Carbon Nanotubes Found In The Lungs Of Asthmatic French Children

* Can Watching Movies Increase Your Empathy For Others?

* Seven Nutrients Important For Mental Health And Where To Find Them

* These Nepali Farmers Use A Renewable Supply Of Green Fertilizer

* Who is Justin Trudeau?

* Is Doubting Climate Change Becoming A Political Liability?

* France Has A Great Plan For Its Soil And It's Not Just About Wine

* How Your Kitchen Counter Can Predict Your Weight

* Broadband Is The Key Infrastructure For The 21st Century

* Why Even $15 An Hour Is Not Enough In Some States

* Medications Pregnant Women Should Take, Avoid, And Think About

* There Is Still A Problem In How Americans View Climate Change

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. Rather than wait until the newsletter, you can visit each section according to your interests throughout the week. Each section listed below is designed as its own "mini-website".

Living in Harmony:

The "Living in Harmony" section includes articles on Health & Well-Being, Home & Garden, Pets, Leisure & Creativity, Finance & Careers, and Science and Technology.

Personal Development:

The "Personal Development" area covers Attitude Adjustments (which includes Fear, Anger, Gratitude, Forgiveness), Relationships & Parenting, Spirituality & Mindfulness (including Meditation), Intuition & Awareness (including astrology), and Happiness & Success.

Social & Political:

"Social & Political" covers topics that affect us personally yet deal with a more "societal" or "political" sphere. This area covers Environment & Climate, Democracy, Justice, Inequality, Economy, and more. These topics are very relevant for our communal journey on Planet Earth.



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